If we're lucky, spring is finally here (for real this time). So get outside, and snap some photos while you're at it.
Livewellnebraska.com and Omaha Parks & Recreation are teaming up for a photo contest.
Use the Parks & Recreation Discovery Guide for a list of green spaces, golf courses, skate parks, dog parks, trails and more.
Visit Omaha.com/pictureinthepark to submit photos. Your friends and family, and our readers, can vote for their favorites.
The photo with the most votes in each category will be framed and displayed at an August reception. World-Herald photographers and the Parks Department will pick the top three photos.
Dates: May 6 – July 31 (photos can be take prior to these dates)
Rules: The photo must be taken at an Omaha Parks & Recreation location. Click here for a list of ideas. Photo must be high resolution (200 dpi or higher).
Prizes courtesy of Rockbrook Camera:
1st place: Nikon 1 J1 with 10-30mm lens
2nd place: Customized 2-hour photo walk for two with Rockbrook instructor Mark Graeve
3rd place: $50 giftcard to Rockbrook Camera
Reception: August 15 at 6 p.m. at the Dodge Park Pavilion. Guest speakers will include local photographers. Open to the public.
• Pools and water spray grounds
• Lakes and campgrounds
• Nature and wildlife
• Golf courses
• Bob Kerry Pedestrian Bridge
• Picnic in the park
• Sunset views
• Specialty parks: Dog parks, skate parks, etc.
• Action & Sports: Ball fields, cycling, running trails, etc.